George Jetson, living in Orbit City in 2026, had a flying car that drove itself. This session will present some of the "Star Wars" technologies such as autonomous vehicles, smarter roads, and transportation alternatives. These options are just behind the curtain and will be with us long before 2062 so we need to be planning for them. The panelists are Ryan Harrington, Volpe National Transprotation Systems Center; Dr. Emilio Frazzoli, MIT; And Garry Ritter, Volpe's Innovative Tech... Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Transportation, Visionary, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
Come Ready to critique! The Smarter Development Working Group proposes for your feedback a voluntary certification program for identifying examples of Smarter Villages. Starting with a set of development principles and moving to a checklist to grade new and existing villages for their level of sustainability, the group proposes a new program to inform developers and policy makers. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Development, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
The environment and the economy are related systems. How do you plan for such complex and interconnected systems? Come to this session and brainstorm about how these systems work together and how we might develop a unified resource management plan to address energy, solid waste, and wastewater. Topics: SmarterCape, Environment Breakout, Working Session, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
Ken Moraff of the US Environmental Protection Agency, and Bruce Tobey, Attorney with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West, and former Mayor of Clouscester, MA, will look at how other regions are addressing their wastewater issues. Topics: SmarterCape, Open Cape, Environment Breakout, Wastewater, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
Come learn about Cape Cod's enrollment trends for K-12, past and present, from Paul Hilton, of the Cape Cod Collaborative. Then take a look into the future with a model from Khan Academy that "flips the classroom". Topics: SmarterCape, Open Cape, Education Breakout, Resources, Seacrest Hotel and Resort
Consultant, broadband specialist, media go-to person, internationally recognized speaker, radio talk show host, Craig Settles helps public and private sector organizations use broadband technology to accelerate economic development, reduce costs, and operate more effectively. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, economic Development, Working Session, Breakout, Seacrest Hotel and Resort,...
How Do we get to a smarter future? What are the tools in our toolbox? Teno West, attorney with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West, Sharon Nunes of IBM, and Angus Jennings, Director of Land Use Management with the Town of Westford, MA will lead a lively discussion of options and opportunities for the private and public sectors to work together towards a smarter future. Topics: SmarterCape, OpenCape, Development, Public Private Partnerships, Breakout Sessions, Seacrest Hotel...